For athletes young and old, Stockton offers a variety of sports activities. Roller and ice skating, hockey, baseball, laser tag, tennis, and skateboarding are just a few of what is available. The Stockton Recreation Department as well as the YMCA and other organizations offer ongoing programs of instruction, classes, and leagues.
Laser tag at Zaps Zone - a favorite for all ages. Teams compete in a split level arena filled with obstacles and hiding places. A single laser tag session is $8. Zaps Zone also has party rooms, an arcade, a jumper, and a snack bar.
Hours: Monday and Thursday 4 PM to 9 PM, Friday 4 PM to midnight, Saturday 10 AM to 10 PM, Sunday 11 AM to 7 PM
Roller Skating, Roller Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Roller Derby -- all at the Stockton Indoor Sports Complex. Public skating sessions are offered on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoon and evenings. Admission is $6, plus skate rental. They carry both quad and inline skates. Roller Hockey has adult league games on Tuesdays and Thursdays, plus drop-in games for ages 15 and older. The Port City Roller Girls are always looking for women who want to join their roller derby team.
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 3 PM to 10 PM, Saturday 1 PM to 10 PM
Stockton Indoor Sports Complex
The Oak Park Ice Arena includes an 85 x 200 foot skating surface, a spectators section, and a full-service pro shop. Two-hour Public Skate sessions are held on weekends and various weekdays. The schedule varies, so it is best to check their calendar: Oak Park Ice Skating Calendar. Public Skate Session prices are $5.75 for 12 and under, $6.75 for 13 and older. Seniors 55+ are $5.50. Skate rental is $3.75. Student Discounts are available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday ($5.00 with student ID.)
Oak park Ice Arena also offers a Learn to Skate program, Drop in Broomball, Drop in Hockey, Stick & Puck (hockey practice sessions), and Power Stroking Classes. Learn to Skate is open to all ages from tiny tots to adults. 45-minutes classes are followed by a public skate session which is included in the lesson price.
Oak Park Ice Arena
The Oak Park Tennis Center has 11 outdoor lighted courts for year-round use. Tennis players of all abilities are invited to use the courts. Private and group tennis lessons are available. Fees range from $5 to $7.75 for a 90 minute session.
Regular Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 AM to 8 PM, Friday 8 AM to 7 PM, Saturday and Sunday 12 PM to 5 PM
All Star Sports maintains a youth baseball training complex with both indoor and outdoor facilities. Their outdoor fields have 17,000 square feet of space, including a lighted AstroTurf area with batting cages. Indoors they have
batting cages with pitching machines capable of serving up everything from slow-pitch arches to 70 MPH fastballs. Also indoors are training areas with hitting stations, pitching mounds, and more. They offer private lessons as well as specialty lessons in hitting and other aspects of the game. (photo of baseball game at nearby Louis Park.)
Hours: Monday - Friday 3 PM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
All Star Sports
The Stockton Skate Park is on El Dorado Street, between Swain Road and Benjamin Holt Drive. The park features a half-pipe, moon, rail, EMB, fun box, star, piano, and offset steps. Helmets and pads are required.
Stockton Skate Park
The San Joaquin YMCA offers youth sports programs in basketball, soccer, and T-ball.
San Joaquin YMCA Youth Sports
The Stockton Soccer Complex boasts 8 soccer fields, 4 of which have lights for night play. The facility has restrooms and parking. Picnic tables are located in the shade of oak trees overlooking the southern ends of the fields. To check current game schedules or to inquire about availability, field rental rates, or to reserve a field, call Stocktion Parks and Recreation (209) 937-8264.
10055 North Highway 99 Frontage Road, north of Morada Lane, Stockton, CA